First Edition of The Royal Hunt of the Sun; Signed by Peter Shaffer
The Royal Hunt of the Sun.
Item Number: 5491
New York: Stein and Day Publishers, 1965.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the author on the half title page, “From Sir Peter Shaffer.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket with some toning to the spine.
"High intelligence and bold, imaginative reach ... soaring passages that recall the stage to its lofty enterprise, and a theme of enduring significance" (The New York Times).
Other Books by this Author
"What use, after all is Man, if not to teach God His lessons?"; First Edition of Peter Shaffer's Amadeus; Lengthily Signed by Him and Director Milos Forman
London: Andre Deutsch, 1980.
First edition of the playwright’s classic work. Octavo, original cloth. Lengthily signed by the author on the front free endpaper, “What use, after all is Man, if not to teach God His lessons?” Peter Shaffer.” Also inscribed by Milos Forman on the half-title page. Forman directed the classic Academy Award-winning film bearing the same name. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Front cover photograph by Nobby Clark.
"The trouble is if you dont spend your life yourself, other people spend it for you": First Edition of Five Finger Exercise; Signed by Peter Shaffer
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1958.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Peter Shaffer on the front free endpaper. Very good in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with a small chip to the crown of the spine.
First Editions of Lord Skidelsky's Monumental Biography of J.M. Keynes; Each volume inscribed by Him
John Maynard Keynes: Hopes Betrayed 1883-1920; The Economist as Savior 1920-1037; Fighting For Britain 1937-1946.
London: Macmillan, 1983-2000.
First editions of each volume in the author’s acclaimed biography on J.M. Keynes. Octavo, 3 volumes, original cloth, illustrated. Inscribed by the author in each volume. Each are near fine with the dust jackets that show only light wear.
"Like all Israelis, I yearn for peace. I see the utmost importance in taking all possible steps that will lead to a solution of the conflict with the Palestinians": First Edition of Warrior: An Autobiography; Inscribed by Ariel Sharon
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989.
First edition of Sharon’s autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed and dated by Ariel Sharon on the half-title page. Laid in a lecture announcement by Sharon. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Lawrence Ratzkin.
"The smaller the unit of government and the more restricted the functions assigned government, the less likely it is that its actions will reflect special interests rather than the general interest": First Edition of Free to Choose; Signed by Milton and Rose Friedman
New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1980.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Milton Friedman and signed by Rose Friedman. Bottom boards rubbed and some scattered foxing to the edges, in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco box. Rare signed and inscribed.